An animated industrial for Capcom’s upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake remakes a traditional of its personal. The brand new Resident Evil 4 anime promo is a transient clip starring Leon and the Ganados. Known as Resident Evil Masterpiece Theater, it evokes the animation type and aesthetic of previous classical anime sequence, like Nippon Animation’s World Masterpiece Theater or the movies of Studio Ghibli.

Try episode one, Leon and the Mysterious Village:

Within the clip, Leon makes an attempt to ask just a few villagers after Ashley’s whereabouts, however receives the tradition shock of his life (and demise). Moreover the Ganados, Ashley, and Leon, just a few different characters from Resident Evil 4 present up within the transient anime clip. These embrace the Colmillos tentacle-dog, a cultist waving an axe from their neck-tentacles, the claw-wielding Garrador villain, and even the celebrity Chainsaw Man. The episode even ends with a cheeky sponsor message utilizing the format acquainted to many individuals watching the TV broadcasts of anime episodes.

The Resident Evil 4 anime clip was produced by Nippon Animation itself, and remembers a lot of stylistic cues from World Masterpiece Theater. These embrace the ornate title card, the title itself – Bio-Meisaku Gekijou (Bio-Masterpiece Theater) in Japanese – and the rounded and kid-friendly character designs. World Masterpiece Theater was a staple anime sequence of the Showa period and early Heisei period in Japan, working repeatedly from 1969 by 1997 (with a revival from 2007 to 2009). Produced by studio Mushi Manufacturing after which by Nippon Animation, the sequence tailored well-known books or tales every year. The works tailored embrace tales like Tom Sawyer, Anne of Inexperienced Gables, Little Girls, Princess Sarah, and Heidi. Famed anime creators like Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata labored on the present, as effectively.

The Resident Evil 4 remake launches for PS4, Ps5, Xbox Collection X|S, and PC on March 24, 2023.